MLK Celebration Calendar of Events | Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | Kent State University


January 15, 2018

The Annual Day of Service event will be held Monday, Jan. 15, from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. will kick off Kent State’s series of celebratory events. Kent State’s Day of Service, which is sponsored by the Office of Experiential Education and Civic Engagement, University College and Hillel at Kent State, offers Kent State community members the opportunity to engage in community service to area nonprofit organizations.

January 25, 2018

Kent State University will hold the16th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Jan. 25 at 3:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. The keynote speaker for the event is Bertice Berry, Ph.D. 

Monday, January 29th 7:00pm KSC 315

Discrimination Station: An interactive workshop to bring awareness and equip students on how to deal with racial and gender discrimination.

Tuesday, January 30th 6:00pm (Student Multicultural Center Lounge KSC 206)

The Male Empowerment Network (MEN) will be hosting “Brotherhood Continued: A Dream Realized” as a part of the MLK Celebration week. This event will be an opportunity for ALL men (and male identifying students) to come together to discuss brotherhood and unity as well as fellowship with each other to better learn how we can support one another. 

Tuesday, January 30th 6:00pm (Williamson House)

Eloquence of Womanhood: Defining womanhood & coming together to build a community to empower one another. All female and female identifying students are welcome to attend.  Hosted by Sister Circle

Tuesday, January 30th 6:00pm (LGBTQ Center KSC 024)

Rainbow Roots: focusing on queer contributions to the civil rights movement in the past and present

Wednesday, January 31st 6:00pm (Student Multicultural Center Lounge)    

Raising the Mirror: Examining Leadership, Identity and Social Change

Wednesday, January 31st from 10:00-10:30 and again at 10:45-11:15 (Child Development Center)

Local author Angela Johnson will be reading to the children

Friday, February 9th 12:00pm – 1:00pm (KSC 310AB)

“This is my story: A new look at everyday experiences”